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Jamaica Receives First Shipment Of LNG

JIS News | August 8, 2016
Jamaica receives first shipment of LNG; Prime Minister urges Jamaicans to protect the nation’s children; and Caribbean Maritime Institute signs MoU with South Korean University.
Presenter: Lorraine Mendez
Producer: Shanari Fearon
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